Speaking Japanese, JR Passes, WiFi, SIM Cards, Travel Planning Services Suspended



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JR Passes, WiFi, SIM Cards, Meet & Greet Added to my Store

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The Real Japan Travel Store has been updated to include some of the most popular - and essential - Japan travel purchases.

These include the Japan Rail Pass (get yours before the price increase if you can!), Ninja Pocket WiFi, Mobal and SIMCard Geek SIM cards, and Airport Meet & Greet Services.

My wife and I used this Meet & Greet service on a trip to Kyushu. If you're looking for a smooth and hassle-free start to your trip, it definitely worth considering.

They're ideal for solo, families and business travel too.

Just Asia Podcast - Phillip Jackson (3 Hidden Kyoto Paths)

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In this episode from Osaka, Kevin chats with Kyoto-based writer and guide, Phillip Jackson.

Phillip is the author of Hidden Paths - Walking Historical Kyoto, a series of books that get you off the beaten track to spots in Kyoto Prefecture that are filled with history, but aren't crowded.

Phillip is also a TRJ guest writer, and author of the excellent 3 Hidden Kyoto Walks To Get You Off The Beaten Path on my blog. He also offers guided walks, a couple of which I joined him on in Uji last summer (highly recommended!).

Phillip's book Paranormal Kansai looks at the spookier sides of this region of Japan. Phillip shares his insights into local tourism and tells some fascinating stories about hiking in Kyoto and the paranormal side of this region.

If you're short on time, jump to 47:45 to hear Phillip and Kevin chat about The Real Japan and a surprise announcement!

Travel Planning Services - Currently Unavailable

I'm still busy working on new site developments to bring you an enhanced experience of The Real Japan.

Even though I have engaged a developer to help me with the extra tricky technical bits, there's a LOT to do. All of which means I have no spare time at the moment, so I've temporarily paused all of my Travel Planning Services.

I just have a couple of clients I'm working with at present, but once they are delivered that'll be it for a while.

Part of improvements to The Real Japan I'm considering include ways more of you can get more access to me.

I'll continue to keep you updated on progress.

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Book Your Flight
Find the best flight by using Skyscanner. It's my go-to flight search engine because it has the most comprehensive global search options.

Book Your Accommodation
I frequently use Booking.com as they consistently offer the cheapest rates and most flexible cancellation options for hotels and guesthouses. Use Hostelworld if you're looking for budget-priced options.

Book Your Japan Rail Pass
The best official agent by a country mile is JRPass.com. Clear and easy to use website. Excellent customer service.

Book Your WiFi
I never travel in Japan without pocket WiFi. Get Ninja WiFi for unlimited internet everywhere, use Google Maps, supports up to 10 devices.

Book Your SIM Card or eSIM
Order your physical
SIM Cards or eSIMs to stay connected and in touch while in Japan.

Book Your Hire Car
Rent a car in Japan without speaking or reading Japanese via Booking.com's Car Rental portal.

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